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2022 Special Category: COVID-19 Visualizations
Visualization & Information Design
Block Bills – 64 banknotes generated from the Bitcoin Blockchain
Created by Matthias Dörfelt, ‘Block Bills’ is a series of 64 banknotes generated from the Bitcoin Blockchain. Each banknote represents one block in the chain and the whole series consist of 64...
How do you pronounce “GIF”?
It depends on where you live
Los momentos del vino (The wine moments)
This infographic shows a report of white wine and another one of red wine. It is published in a digital newspaper of tourism, leisure and gastronomy. Each report explains what there is to know...
Which skills are most in demand where you live?
Skills most in demand according to LinkedIn: 2014 & 2015
Flourish is a next-generation platform for data visualisation and storytelling. It allows anyone to quickly produce world-class interactive graphics and stories from their data using an...
How to create the largest geographic art installation in the world? Answer: PI We begin this process by hand casting individual sculptures of the numerical sequence of PI. As the work...
The French who do not know how to swim
Visualization of the proportion of French people who don't know how to swim (21%). Infographic from "The French" collection by Vite Vu Bien Vu.
Re-Visualisations of Images by Smart Knowledge Engine
Paintings and other images become a '3D movable object' with more depth, detail and structure in 'True Colour 3D'. User controls can vary lighting and other effects of appearance. Images were...
The Timing of Baby Making
In October 2012, Hurricane Sandy had just hit the Northeast US when the theories about "Sandy babies" started trickling in. As the story goes, whenever people are stuck in one place for a long time...
This project is about the revival of the ancient Incan Quipu. Quipu is a recording device used by the Incas for collecting and keeping track of data. It consists of cords containing numeric and...
Diamonds are Forever
The artwork shows in the first inner circumference the five most expensive diamonds in the world, in the middle the ten largest rough diamonds, and in the outer the number of deposits by country
Wie groß ist...? (=How big is....)
"How big is...?" is an ongoing series of infographics for children which I created for the Warum!-magazine. It started out as a series about size, but quickly became focused on trying to make...
Pianeta Terra – Our World Drawn with Infographics
"Pianeta Terra" is a children book published by National Geographic Kids and White Star in Italy, France and Poland. The aim of the book is to provide a innovative narrative of the Earth to the...
AtF Spark - Code-free Sparkline Typeface
Simple recipes for alcoholic pitcher drinks geared towards 20-somethings. The language is meant to be snarky and engaging and the visuals make the recipes easy to replicate.
Knock on Wood
Knock on wood is a reflection on the difference between living and lasting. Accepting the ephemeral and delicate nature of life, and considering death, is nothing more than clarifying what is...
Japan - Facts & Curiosities
Japan is truly unique, a country where ancient traditions are fused with modern life as if it were the most natural thing in the world. By interacting with this visualisation you will embark on a...
Giving up time as a parent
One of the challenges of parenting is that you have to spend a lot of what was once your own time caring for your kids. This time must be taken from an existing activity. After all, there is a...
Thousands of bird sounds visualized using machine learning.
Disc vs. Drum Brakes
A cross section diagram comparing disc brakes with drum brakes.
King James Vs COBE
The King James Bible, and how it appears using the same color-scale as the historic COBE map of the cosmic microwave background that famously showed the afterglow from the big bang. (Blue=negative...
The shape of income in America
This chart shows how weekly incomes for workers 25 and older vary by education level, gender, and race/ethnicity. Each bar represents an education level — less than high school, high school, some...
Resume data visualization and infographic
Living with Fire
For plant species native to California, forest fires are an expected part of the natural environment. Many of these species have unique adaptations to withstand fire - and some even depend on fire...
Cracking the Mystery of Egg Shape
Every egg rolls a different way. For centuries, scientists wondered why egg shapes are so different from one bird to the next. Now, we think we’ve finally cracked the mystery. To start,...
A Data Visualization and Tableau website. Over one hundred blog posts featuring visualizations, resources and how-to posts.
How To Fix a Toilet (And Other Things We Couldn't Do Without Search)
Every year, millions come to Google to search for news and information that helps illuminate the world around them. While people often search for breaking news, the latest sports scores, or what's...
Forma Fluens (Latin: Flowing Form) reveals an overlapping collection of drawings generated by over 100,000 authors in "Quick, Draw!" game. Each image is slightly different. ”Every eye sees...
The Year in Language
From selfie to wavy, everyday people turn to Google Search to learn definitions, ask questions, and find information. When we add up each of these moments and searches, we see interesting changes...
Crime: How at risk are you?
Today, for the first time, BBC News, working with the Office for National Statistics, is providing you with a way of understanding your risk of being a victim of crime in England and Wales. If you...